Monday, June 4, 2012

"The surveillance-propaganda-incarceration state"

The US government can already detain citizens as enemy combatants; now it wants to deploy propaganda across the country.
Read it at Al Jazeera

The high price of 'dark fusion'
by Mark Levine | Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern history at UC Irvine, and distinguished visiting professor at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Lund University in Sweden
(h/t Kevin Fathi via email)

Galloping institutional fascism based on fear and justified by open-ended war, which is driven by "full-spectrum" propaganda, monitored by total information awareness, and imposed by suspension of constitutional liberties and human rights through de facto martial law.

An extreme view? If you want to see an extreme view, read Robert P. Murphy, Statism Means Culture War, at The American Conservative. Talk about leaps in logic.
(h/t Kevin Fathi via email)

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